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Biographical Information

Steve Barth

Author and Consultant - Reflected Knowledge

Longtime KM writer Steve Barth blogs at Reflexions and consults about learning, communications and strategy at Reflected Knowledge.

Articles by Steve Barth

For enterprise developers...
Adobe flexes its muscles

Why can't employees expect the same quality of interaction with business applications or services as when they shop online, connect to friends through social media or book their vacations?...

Reducing data center power consumption

When it comes to computing, power used to be an advantage: the calculating speed of processors. But now IT managers are equally focused on power as a liability: the energy bought and managed to run those processors.

By some estimates, data center energy consumption has almost quadrupled in the past decade, as more and increasingly powerful servers are brought online to answer queries, stream content, complete transactions and perform calculations and analysis in every sector of society and the economy...

Connecting the dot.govs

On the most basic level, we need to take a step back and focus on the fundamental question: Why was the Department of Homeland Security created? It was not created merely to bring together different agencies under a single tent. It was created to enable these agencies to secure the homeland through joint, coordinated action. Our challenge is to realize that goal to the greatest extent possible. —Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff to the Senate Subcommittee on Homeland Security, April 20, 2005...

Whatever happened to the page? New Adobe Applications boost collaboration and workflow

Personal toolkit: Mapping the mind’s eye

At a meeting one day, I found myself sitting between two eminent KM thinkers. Both men were rapidly taking notes directly into their laptops. One was using PersonalBrain from TheBrain Technologies. The other was using MindManager from Mindjet. My colleagues raved passionately about each of those tools, as do many people who use either one.

Personal knowledge management

PersonalBrain 3.0

Personal: Tools for the world-weary knowledge worker

Personal Toolkit: The metaphor drawer

Personal Toolkit: Apertures of articulation

Adobe enhances collaboration

The evolution of desktop search— Good news for the knowledge worker

“Personal Toolkit”, Capturing complex conversations

Technologies on the street

Personal Toolkit: Listening to the voices in your head

Personal Toolkit: Capturing conversational context

Personal Toolkit: Personalizing portable productivity

Personal toolkit: Creating knowledge on the run

Personal Toolkit: Three thousand communities of practice

Personal Toolkit: Home is where the hardware is

Personal Toolkit: The wisdom of the piles — Part 2

Personal Toolkit: Raising the platform for knowledge work

Personal Toolkit: Knowledge to go

Personal toolkit: The wisdom of the piles

Personal Toolkit: Context for non-text

Personal Toolkit: Navigating information and ideas

Personal toolkit: Capturing spontaneous ideas

Personal toolkit: A framework for personal knowledge management tools

Personal Toolkit: Out of thin air

Personal toolkit: Anytime, anywhere productivity

Personal toolkit: Knowledge tools need to be personal, not personalized

Personal Toolkit-Taking the personal approach to enterprise KM

Personal toolkit-Peer pressure

Personal Toolkit-In cyberspace, no one can hear you scream

Personal toolkit-Context is concentric

Personal toolkit

Personal toolkit